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Searching for Dan Donnelly’s right arm

{Welcome to MultiMEDIA Splice #14, a link party. Join me by linking up an “Irish”-themed post or a multimedia post on any topic.} I walked into the pub and tried to act nonchalant, but just how do you bring up … Continue reading

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Playing the bodhran, an Irish frame drum

{Only 4 things to go to complete 101 things in 1001 days!} Squeezed into a little Irish pub, a pub that looked exactly like what a movie set of an Irish pub would look like, I held my pint and … Continue reading

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Framing a Memory

My stubby finger traced the groove’s curves, pushing aside the fresh sawdust and smelling its piney scent. “That’s a potato, Marcy,” my dad said. “Do you know where they have a lot of potatoes?” I had no idea. “In Ireland,” … Continue reading

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My Burning House

Years ago, I pondered this question: What objects would I grab from my burning house? The answer–my photos–was an unrealistic one in that I had many, many cumbersome albums. That led me to digitize and upload much of my collection. … Continue reading

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